Skyworks Supports Google's Nexus One Mobile Phone
Provides 3G Solutions to Enable Faster Download Speeds
WOBURN, Mass., Jan 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that Google, Inc.'s Nexus One mobile phone is leveraging several of its highly integrated power amplifier modules. These 3G solutions were incorporated in the Google platform as part of HTC Corporation's reference design.
Google's newest Android-based handset is thin, light and fast - delivering speeds up to one gigahertz. Optimized features include a five megapixel camera with auto focus, flash, and geotagging, as well as onboard and expandable memory, noise suppression, and a stereo headphone jack with four contacts for inline voice and remote control.
"Skyworks is delighted to be participating in Google's newest Android phone," said Liam K. Griffin, Skyworks' senior vice president of sales and marketing. "Our participation in this platform demonstrates Skyworks' ability to work with leading handset manufacturers, smart phone providers as well as reference design partners to deliver the world's most powerful and leading-edge wireless systems. In addition, we are pleased to broaden our support within the high growth smart phone segment. These platforms have forged the way to 3G and 4G adoption, while being endorsed by consumers as the preferred path for mobile Internet access."
HTC manufactures powerful handsets that continually push the boundaries of innovation to provide true mobile freedom. HTC is behind many of today's most popular operator-branded devices on the market. They have established unique partnerships with the five leading operators in Europe, the top four in the Unites States, and many of Asia's fast-growing operators.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks offers diverse standard and custom linear products supporting automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, industrial, medical, military and mobile handset applications. The Company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, mixers/demodulators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.
Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks' Web site at: www.skyworksinc.com.